How to Create a Yes/No Optin for Your WordPress Site

How to Create a Yes/No Optin for Your WordPress Site

Recently, one of our readers asked us how they could create a popup with Yes/No buttons? Perhaps you’ve seen these used in an email list optin, or another special offer on a big website. These multi-step Yes / No campaigns can be very effective in improving your conversion rate. In this article, we will show you how to create a Yes/No optin for your WordPress site. What Is a Yes/No Optin and Why Use One? A Yes/No optin is a popup form that has 2 options, either buttons or links. You can click the ‘Yes’ to opt-in, or click ‘No’ to refuse the offer. Sometimes these are called 2-step optins […]

What is WordPress? A Beginner’s Guide (FAQs + Pros and Cons)

What is WordPress? A Beginner’s Guide (FAQs + Pros and Cons)

WordPress is the world’s most popular website builder. It allows you to easily create websites, blogs, eCommerce stores and more. If you have been wondering what is WordPress, how does it work, and what you can use it for, then you are in the right place. In this beginner’s guide, we will explain what is WordPress, how you can use it, and answer some of the most frequently asked questions about WordPress. What is WordPress? WordPress is a website builder and content management system. It is an open source software that anyone can use to make any kind of website imaginable. It started out as a blogging platform in 2003 […]

WordPress vs. Blogger – Which one is Better? (Pros and Cons)

WordPress vs. Blogger – Which one is Better? (Pros and Cons)

Are you planning to start a new blog? Not sure whether you should use WordPress or Blogger as your blog platform? Well, we can help. WordPress and Blogger are the two most popular blogging platforms on the internet. They both let you create a blog easily. However, they work quite differently, and each has specific pros and cons. In this article, we will compare Blogger vs WordPress side by side and show you the differences that matter. Our goal is to help you decide which is the better platform for your needs. What to Look for in Your Blog Platform? Before we begin our WordPress vs. Blogger comparison, let’s cover […]

How to Display Your Facebook Timeline in WordPress

How to Display Your Facebook Timeline in WordPress

Do you want to show your Faecbook timeline posts on your website? By adding your Facebook updates to your website, you can keep users updated with real-time status and even boost your Facebook following. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily display your Facebook timeline in WordPress. Displaying Your Facebook Timeline in WordPress We’re going to use Smash Balloon’s Custom Facebook Feed Pro to add our Facebook timeline to our WordPress website. First, you need to go to the Smash Balloon website and download the Custom Facebook Feed Pro plugin. Next, you need to install and activate the plugin on your site. For more details, see our step […]

7 Best Shopify Alternatives in 2020 (Cheaper and More Powerful)

7 Best Shopify Alternatives in 2020 (Cheaper and More Powerful)

Are you comparing Shopify alternatives to weigh their pros and cons? You might have thought about using Shopify to create an online store. While it’s a popular option, it may not be the best fit for your eCommerce business. In this article, we’ll compare the best Shopify alternatives along with their pros and cons, so you can choose the best platform to build an online store. Is Shopify the Right Choice for Your Online Store? Shopify is an all-in-one eCommerce platform. It handles all the technical details that goes into running an online store, like hosting, domain name, maintenance, software updates, and more. This makes Shopify a popular choice among […]

How to Fix WordPress Website Not Updating Right Away

How to Fix WordPress Website Not Updating Right Away

Are you trying to fix your WordPress website not updating right away? Often users ask us why some changes they make to their site like a new blog post, widget settings, don’t appear right away. It is a common issue and very easy to fix. In this article, we’ll show you how to easily fix a WordPress website not updating right away. Why My WordPress Site Not Updating Right Away? The most common cause of a WordPress site not updating right away is caching. By default, many WordPress hosting companies enable their own caching systems which store a temporary copy of your pages to improve website speed and reduce server […]

How to Create a Job Application Form in WordPress (Easily)

How to Create a Job Application Form in WordPress (Easily)

Do you want to add a job application form to the careers page on your WordPress website? Often small businesses do not have a system in place for receiving job applications. This can quickly lead to a huge number of resumes in your email inbox, without an easy way to sort through them. The good news is that you can easily solve this. In this article, we’ll show you how to create a job application form in WordPress that makes it easy for people to apply online while also making it easy for you to manage applications in one place. Creating Your Job Application Form in WordPress If you run […]

What’s New in WordPress 5.5 (Features and Screenshots)

What’s New in WordPress 5.5 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 5.5 was released earlier today, and it is the second major release of 2020. This new release is packed with a lot of improvements, many of them are focused around the WordPress block editor. It also includes some long-awaited features that are making their debut with this release. In this article, we’ll share what’s new in WordPress 5.5, and which features you should try after updating your websites. WordPress 5.5 is a major release, and unless you are on a managed WordPress hosting service, you’ll have to manually initiate the update. Important: Don’t forget to create a complete WordPress backup before starting the update. Improved Block Editor in WordPress […]

How to Hide a WordPress Widget on Mobile (Easy for Beginners)

How to Hide a WordPress Widget on Mobile (Easy for Beginners)

Do you want to hide a specific WordPress widget for mobile users? Widgets are dynamic content that are often added in the website sidebar or footer. Sometimes a widget may look good on desktop / laptop devices, but you may want to hide it on mobile devices. In this article, we’ll show you how to conditionally hide a WordPress widget on mobile devices (without writing any code). Note: In most responsive WordPress themes, the sidebar will appear below your content on mobile devices. This is why often website owners want to hide certain widgets on mobile to speed up their website speed for mobile users. How to Hide a Widget […]

12 Best Calculator Plugins for Your WordPress Site

12 Best Calculator Plugins for Your WordPress Site

Are you looking for a calculator plugin for your WordPress website? There are many types of WordPress plugins to calculate prices, measurements, dates, form fields, and more. In this article, we have hand-picked some of the best calculator plugins for your WordPress site. What to Look For in a WordPress Calculator Plugin There are a lot of different calculator plugins out there that you could use on your WordPress site. Some calculator plugins can be used to create any calculator of your choice. However, this can be a lot of work. When possible, you want to pick a plugin that has a pre-built calculator template for the type of calculator […]